The table below looks at the statistics for OpenView skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenView over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView (HPOV)
Rank 188 203 224
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Contract jobs citing OpenView 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.71% 0.19% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £236 £182 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -57.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £11.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+121.73% -34.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
469 540 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.92% 9.30% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 380 297
Average daily rate £438 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.46 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.45% -23.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.30 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £115.06 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

OpenView
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenView Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region.

OpenView Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenView across the City of London region.

OpenView Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenView
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenView also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenView.

1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) SAN
5 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco
7 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) Replication
8 4 (28.57%) Veritas
8 4 (28.57%) Middleware
8 4 (28.57%) BMC
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) WAN
8 4 (28.57%) SCCM
8 4 (28.57%) NAS
8 4 (28.57%) Veeam
8 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (21.43%) Subversion
9 3 (21.43%) JIRA
9 3 (21.43%) SCOM
9 3 (21.43%) VBScript
9 3 (21.43%) VB

OpenView
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenView also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenView. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) NAS
4 2 (14.29%) HSRP
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) DSL
4 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 2 (14.29%) VRRP
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) VBScript
2 3 (21.43%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Control-M
3 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (14.29%) Legato
3 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) BMC
5 4 (28.57%) Veeam
5 4 (28.57%) Veritas
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 2 (14.29%) Aruba
7 2 (14.29%) Websense
8 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
8 1 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (7.14%) Remedy
8 1 (7.14%) McAfee
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat